Passive House is a design standard that achieves optimal thermal comfort with minimal heating and cooling.
It uses various technologies including: insulation, airtightness, appropriate window and door design, ventilation with heat recovery systems and elimination of thermal bridges.
In order for a home to be a Certified Passive House, it must meet certain performance standards.
No Thermal Bridges
Double/triple Glazed Windows
Ventilation Strategy Using HRV
Here’s an excellent video that explains Passive House Design in 90 seconds
To get started on your Passive House journey, we highly recommend engaging a Passive House Consultant who can walk you through the entire process end to end.
While there are many companies out there who claim to be passive house experts, there’s often a challenge on how to find someone you can truly trust.
Vector HRV fully endorses Plus Energy Living as our partner in Passive House Consultation. They are leading industry experts and trusted to give you the right information for your home. To get started, visit their website below: